Month: February 2016

Why I can’t listen to Blackstar

I downloaded Blackstar, David Bowie’s final album, one or two days before its official release on January 9 2016. I was excited, after all the album came relatively unexpected, and seemed to signal the return of the old master.Listening to it made me even more excited. Blackstar was a very good piece of music; experimental,…


Death to the Pixies

This is not about how great and influential The Pixies were and still are. Check Pitchfork’s best albums of the 80’s if you really want to know. Or just listen to Nirvana’s ‘Smells like teen spirit’. No, this is about adolescent folly, about missing events and experiences for all the wrong reasons. Some of my…


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